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Russia - America, musical communications

Under such motto will pass from December, 28th till January, 7th the Fifth festival an Arts Square

the Head of the International festival an Arts Square is maestro Yury Temirkanov. The fifth under the bill the musical forum will open on December, 28th and will be devoted Russian - to the American musical communications. At opening of festival the orchestra of the Petersburg philharmonic society will execute in its big hall the Concordance 9 Dvorak and the Concert for a violin with an orchestra 1 Shostakovich. For the first time on a scene together with Temirkanovym and its musicians Chang will act American skripachka the Sir.

on December, 29th the festival will continue the well-known collective - ensemble Soloists of Moscow under control of Yury Bashmet. The soloist - the performer on the exotic tool pipa Vu Man (China).

on December, 30th festival an Arts Square By tradition represents to the Petersburg public of the new conductor is young American maestro Daniel Hege. In the program of its debut in the Big hall of the Philharmonic society - products of the American composers. The soloist too the debutant on the Petersburg scene - American Stefan Jakiv.

on December, 31st the orchestra of the Petersburg philharmonic society will give a New Year`s concert under control of Nikolay Alekseeva. In the program: products of Russian and foreign composers.

in new 2004 the first concert of festival - on January, 2nd. By tradition it will take place in the Small hall of the Philharmonic society. The Petersburg public waits musically - a literary soiree Love and seasons .

on January, 3rd there will pass the festival premiere in Aleksandrinsky: Sankt - the Petersburg state theatre of ballet of Boris Eifman will show ballet - a musical Who is Who .

on January, 4th the orchestra of the Philharmonic society under control of Yury Temirkanova will execute in the Big hall Tchaikovsky Fourth concordance and Songs about died children Mahler. The soloist - the well-known Russian baritone Dmitry Hvorostovsky.

on January, 5th in the Small hall of a name of M.I.Glinka will pass piano evening of outstanding pianist John Lilla.

on January, 6th and 7 in the Big hall of the Philharmonic society the chorus of University Morgan (State of Maryland) will act. On a plan of organizers concerts of this collective should become the central event of festival an Arts Square . Fragments of the opera well-known and favourite by all " on December, 6th will sound; porgi and Bess and the Rhapsody in style a blues George Gershwin, and on January, 7th - gospel, a Negro spiritual and melodies of popular Broadway musicals.

Ruslan Kravtsov.